Absa Premiership

Masilela not bothered by award snub

2015-05-15 11:48
Tsepo Masilela (Supplied )

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs left-back Tsepo Masilela admits there was no expectation for him to be nominated for a PSL award.

Read: PSL Team of the Season

According to the Kaizer Chiefs website, Masilela says that winning trophies is a team thing and that is all he had his focus on.

Masilela was not nominated for the PSL awards, which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre on Sunday, May 17.

“Winning trophies is a team thing,” said Masilela.

“A league title is not won by individuals, it’s about the team. We all won together.

“To be honest, I didn’t expect to be nominated for a PSL award. I am therefore not at all disappointed.

“For me, winning the league is the ultimo.”

Amakhosi captain Mashamaite has been nominated for four awards: PSL Footballer of the Season, Absa Premiership Players’ Player of the Season, Absa Premiership Defender of the Season and the MTN8 Last Man Standing.

Followed on the heels is Mashamaite’s partner in central defence, Erick ‘Tower’ Mathoho, who is nominated for three awards: PSL Footballer of the Season, Absa Premiership Players’ Player of the Season and Absa Premiership Defender of the Season.

Other players nominated are George Maluleka and Mandla Masango (both for the MTN8 Last Man Standing), Willard Katsande (Absa Premiership Midfielder of the Season), Stuart Baxter (Absa Premiership Coach of the Season) and David Zulu (Absa-lutely Awesome Goal), although he scored the goal when he was still with Chippa United.

“I will rout for Masha and Tower to win the main awards,” concludes Masilela, “they both had excellent seasons.”

Read more on:    kaizer chiefs  |  psl  |  tsepo masilela  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Sunday, 17 December 2017
Baroka FC v SuperSport United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:30
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City FC, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Bloemfontein Celtic v SuperSport United, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.